Lois Ogunlana

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Lois Ogunlana


Doctoral Student at the

Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU


University of Oxford

I am currently a DPhil student studying Interdisciplinary Bioscience (BBSRC funded).

University of Edinburgh

Bachelor of Science with First Class Hons in Biotechnology


Amgen Scholar

Research intern at the Laboratory of Food Microbiology (ETH Zurich). Involved identifying genes involved in Listeria monocytogenes wall teichoic acid biosynthesis using phage induced mutagenesis and introducing the CRISPR/Cas9 system to listeria. Results were presented at Cambridge University. Sponsored by the Amgen Foundation.

SynthSys Research Intern

Summer project at Dr. Patrick Yizhi Cai’s lab (co-founder of The Genome Foundry facility at SynthSys). Involved building a part of the Yeast NeoChromosome. In addition, I witnessed and participated in other projects and gave weekly presentations on my research progress and findings.